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Hot Tuesday

May 28, 2019 It is gonna be another hot one today.  They tell us it will be near 90ºF (32) this afternoon, 7-8 degrees above average.  We are stopped from planting again today, after rainy days on Saturday and Sunday.  … Continue reading

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Step by step

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 A light rain overnight has us on ‘pause’ this morning.  We have our sights set on two more fields to apply NH3 and the corn burndown spray.  We should be able to get back out there … Continue reading

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New trailer and other news

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Shop work happening today at Carnahan & Sons.  The new Wilson Commander trailer has arrived at the farm, and Brandon is busy attaching some accessories, and putting a polish on the aluminum parts.  He says it … Continue reading

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Moving ahead

Thursday, September 28, 2017 The dry weather continues, but it has cooled off a bit.  No more days in the 90s.  Today’s high is predicted in the mid 70s.  And tonight, they’re saying temps in the 40s!  I may have … Continue reading

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Little bits of planting

Thursday, June 2, 2016 Yesterday, I spent the morning in the fields near Wheatland, doing some replanting of soybeans.  I knew when I planted those fields on April 26, that there were areas of the fields that would struggle.  We … Continue reading

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New video, part II

Thursday, October 22, 2015 Another new harvest video is up today on our YouTube site.  This latest one shows some scenes of soybean harvesting.  We took about 25 minutes of footage, and reduced it down to under 4 minutes.  So, … Continue reading

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Work at Burke

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Here are some pictures of the beautiful soybean harvest day we had yesterday at the Burke farm.  John took these with the Phantom 2 drone and attached GoPro Hero3+ We also have some video taken yesterday, … Continue reading

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Little tasks

Saturday, March 15, 2014 Drove down to the Burke farm this morning.  There was no wind, and the temperature was a pleasant 30ºF.   It was a good environment to use the shoulder-held, hand-crank seeder.  I walked on a layer of … Continue reading

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Electric repairs

Thursday, January 30, 2014 Russell Lashley of R&S Electric is here today to repair a light in the shop, and to plan for some small upgrades to the lighting at the elevator.  There is also a repair needed to the lights … Continue reading

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Good news for Saturday

Saturday, June 15, 2013 Some famous guy said “There is nothing so rare as a day in June.”  This has been true for 3 days now, with beautiful skies, and warm temperatures.  You just can’t beat 80ºF under blue skies … Continue reading

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